4-star recruit Lonnie Johnson appears like he could be close to becoming an Ohio State lean, but don’t consider him a lock to the Buckeyes just yet.
For all intents and purposes, though, it sure looks like Johnson is strongly considering Ohio State. Brad Bournival of ESPN.com reports the latest:
The 6-foot-2, 180-pound Johnson tweeted that he saw everything from Ohio State that he needed to see.
“They showed me a lot,” said Johnson, who picked up an Ohio State offer in December. “I really needed to see if they passed the ball a lot. They showed me that they did, so that made them jump really high on my list. They passed the ball a lot, so that made them a favorite.”
That the Buckeyes are one of his favorites is good news for fans. They appeared to be a leader when they originally offered Johnson, but he saw his recruitment take off as Bowling Green, Illinois, Kentucky, Nebraska, Notre Dame and Purdue came calling.
Here’s the Tweet from Johnson that Bournival is referencing:
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